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The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review (2019)
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Ahankari, A. S., Wray, J., Jomeen, J., & Hayter, M. (2019). The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review. Public health, 173, 83-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.023

Objectives: To conduct a systematic review to summarise currently implemented interventions investigating their effectiveness in reducing alcohol use and sexual risk taking behaviour in teenagers and young adults. Study design: Systematic review M... Read More

An investigation to identify potential risk factors associated with common chronic diseases among the older population in India (2017)
Journal Article
Ahankari, A., Adaji, E., Myles, P., Adaji, E., Ahankari, A., & Myles, P. (2017). An investigation to identify potential risk factors associated with common chronic diseases among the older population in India. Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine, 42(1), 46. https://doi.org/10.4103/0970-0218.199802

© 2017 Indian Journal of Community Medicine. Background: In India, chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and their prevalence has constantly increased over the last decade. Objective: This study aimed to identify risk factors associated wit... Read More

Healthcare benefits linked with Below Poverty Line registration in India: Observations from Maharashtra Anaemia Study (MAS) (2017)
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Ahankari, A., Fogarty, A., Tata, L., & Myles, P. (2017). Healthcare benefits linked with Below Poverty Line registration in India: Observations from Maharashtra Anaemia Study (MAS). F1000Research, 6, 25. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.10556.1

© 2017 Ahankari A et al. A 2015 Lancet paper by Patel et al. on healthcare access in India comprehensively discussed national health programmes where some benefits are linked with the country's Below Poverty Line (BPL) registration scheme. BPL regist... Read More

Factors associated with preterm delivery and low birth weight: a study from rural Maharashtra, India (2017)
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Ahankari, A., Bapat, S., Myles, P., Fogarty, A., & Tata, L. (2017). Factors associated with preterm delivery and low birth weight: a study from rural Maharashtra, India. F1000Research, 6, 72. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.10659.1

© 2017 Ahankari A et al. Background Although preterm delivery and low birth weight (LBW) have been studied in India, findings may not be generalisable to rural areas such as the Marathwada region of Maharashtra state. There is limited information ava... Read More